30.09. - 09.10.2021

Malila: The Farewell Flower Thailand 2017 | 96 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

Anucha Boonyawatana

ANUCHA BOONYAWATANA (*1981) founded Thailand's first major video production company and is one of the most promising new talents in Thai independent cinema.

rated for 0 + years
Two loves take their leave and confront their demons. A breath-taking meditation on life, death and memory. Once upon a time, Pich was Shane's lover. Now, having broken off his course of chemotherapy, he faces death. He spends his days by the river, where he makes Bai Sri decorations, ceremonial flower arrangements that start to wilt before they are even finished. Shane too has to face agonizingly painful memories. When the two meet again, they put their faith in the healing power of love. With its slow and steady pace, the film's magnificent pictures create a space for reflection where past and present merge.
Original title: Malila
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Thai
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
Screenplay: Anucha Boonyawatana, Waasuthep Ketpetch
Cast: Sukollawat Kanarot, Anuchyd Sapanphong, Sumret Muengput
Producer: Donsaron Kovitvanitcha
Director of Photography: Chaiyapruek Chalermpornpanich
Music: Chapavich Temnitikul
Production Design: Patchara Lertkai
Editor: Chonlasit Upanigkit, Anucha Boonyawatana, Lee Chatametikool
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Reel Suspects
Production: G Village Co-Creation Hub
Contact: Alberto Alvarez Aguilera, Reel Suspects:


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